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What is truth?

Date added: 05/07/2016

灯不拨不亮,理不辩不明 dēng bù bō bù liàng, lǐ bù biàn bù míng.

An oil lamp becomes brighter after trimming, a truth becomes clearer after being discussed.

This saying tells us that facing a complicated problem, only by discussion and debate can we get the correct answer. Truth develops through the comparison of ideas.


Chinese proverb.

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